2018 Acura RDX

The 2018 Acura RDX is an ideal compact SUV for individuals or families looking for a spacious, comfortable, and powerful vehicle. Whether running errands around town or heading out on the open road, the 2018 Acura RDX provides plenty of get up and go and creature comforts for drivers and passengers alike. This luxury compact SUV comes standard with a V6 engine and optional all wheel drive, making this crossover both powerful and fun to drive. Those who have a lot of cargo to haul will love the space in the trunk, which is the largest in its class. This doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of space for passengers, comfortably seating five with plenty of legroom and headroom for adults, even in the back seat. This compact SUV ranges in price from $39,000 to $50,000, providing plenty of bang for the buck. Even when fully-loaded, the 2018 Acura RDX is at the same price point as the base models of many competitors. Those who want the latest in technology and luxury need to look no further than this compact SUV. Here are eight myths and facts about the 2018 Acura RDX.

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FACT: The 2018 Acura RDX has an impressive standard engine.

This compact SUV comes with a standard 3.5-liter V6 that pumps out 279 horsepower. 

FACT: There is a package that provides the most bang for the buck.

The Advance package with all-wheel drive is the best value, adding the most options for the money.

MYTH: Customers must choose one of the packages mentioned.

Customers do not need any of these features with the new 2018 Acura RDX. The RDX is packed with tons of standard features, even without upgrades. These include a rearview camera, keyless ignition and entry, a power liftgate, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated power front seats, Bluetooth phone and audio and more.

MYTH: The Technology Package is not impressive.

The Technology package is loaded with state of the art features, like a navigation system with traffic information, GPS-linked climate control, leather upholstery, smartphone apps with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and more.

MYTH: The Advance package offers less than the other two combined.

The Advance package actually includes all of the features from the Technology and AccuraWatch Plus packages, plus front and rear parking sensors, remote ignition, ventilated front seats, and automatic wipers.

FACT: The Acura RDX comes with an impressive amount of technology.

The 2018 Acura RDX comes standard with a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio, and a seven-speaker sound system with satellite radio, Pandora internet radio control (streams from smartphone), an auxiliary audio jack, a USB port and a media player interface.

MYTH: The AccuraWatch Plus package does not address safety concerns.

The AccuraWatch Plus package provides cutting edge safety features, including adaptive cruise control, trip computer display, automatic braking, forward collision warning, and lane departure warning.

FACT: The 2018 Acura RDX does not have trim levels.

Instead of trim levels, customers can choose from three packages. The Technology Package adds navigation, sports seats, and ELS audio capability. The AccuraWatch Plus package adds driver assist features. The Advance package includes the Technology and AccuraWatch Plus packages with remote engine start, vented seat, and more.